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PostSubject: Finally some wheels   Fri Jan 06, 2012 11:49 pm

Picked these up for the Fleetwood tonight... I need to clean them asap and then mount them on the car at work.. stay tuned for pics.. still deciding on tires.

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PostSubject: Re: Finally some wheels   Sat Jan 07, 2012 12:47 am

whats the plan for those chromed steel ones with the buick caps?
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PostSubject: Re: Finally some wheels   Sat Jan 07, 2012 8:22 am

If I had to choose, I liked the wide whites.
I think Chris may have said that too?
No idea why cuz they all looked reasonable.
Interested to see what direction you go.

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PostSubject: Re: Finally some wheels   Sat Jan 07, 2012 8:23 am

Those are wicked Tim. Can't wait to see them on the car.
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PostSubject: Re: Finally some wheels   Sat Jan 07, 2012 8:43 am

Dibs! Very Happy

(Nice!)

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PostSubject: Re: Finally some wheels   Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:30 pm

Tried to get them on the car tonight. But, I need to remove the centercaps so I can balance them. The little itty bitty screws dont want to budge and I dont want to strip them. Going to figure out what to do..
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PostSubject: Re: Finally some wheels   Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:03 am

PB BLaster.
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PostSubject: Re: Finally some wheels   Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:06 am

GasTT wrote:
Tried to get them on the car tonight. But, I need to remove the centercaps so I can balance them. The little itty bitty screws dont want to budge and I dont want to strip them. Going to figure out what to do..

could try the heat gun on the back side of them
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PostSubject: Re: Finally some wheels   Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:12 am

I would turn them over and apply heat. Not a lot, but enough to expand the metal, then try unscrewing them.

Good luck.
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PostSubject: Re: Finally some wheels   Sun Jan 08, 2012 5:24 pm

I think, on the back side, you should apply some heat...

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PostSubject: Re: Finally some wheels   Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:23 pm

Heat.

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